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2006-04-27 15:27:58

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - They're not married and their romance has fed Hollywood's rumor mills for months. But on Thursday, People Magazine gave Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie its blessing. The magazine named the heavily-pregnant Jolie, Pitt and the two adopted children they are raising as the "World's Most Beautiful Family." People put Jolie on the cover of the magazine's annual "Most Beautiful People" issue, saying that it was the first time that a pregnant woman has won the cover...

2006-04-26 10:15:00

By Andrew Quinn JOHANNESBURG -- Heavily-pregnant Hollywood star Angelina Jolie broke her silence on Wednesday from her African hideaway, but she wasn't talking babies or Brad Pitt. Jolie, whose trip to Namibia has sparked a blaze of interest in the international media, took time to promote one of her favorite causes: boosting educational opportunities for the world's poor. Talking to reporters in a teleconference with British finance minister Gordon Brown, Jolie said it was time for the world...

2006-04-09 07:50:00

JOHANNESBURG -- Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie arrived quietly in Namibia last week, officials said on Sunday, fuelling media speculation that she planned to have her baby away from the spotlight. Immigration officials said she arrived at the small Walvis Bay airport on a chartered flight on Apr. 4 with her boyfriend Brad Pitt and their two adopted children, Maddox and Zahara. There were five other passengers on the flight. A reporter for the Namibian Broadcasting Corp. who did not want...

2006-01-27 10:13:14

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Angelina Jolie told a summit of business leaders and politicians, many driven to distraction by the Hollywood siren, to concentrate on the real issues. "I just think if I can ask anything it's for everybody in this room, including myself, to stay focused on the issues," Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the U.N. refugee agency, told an audience at the World Economic Forum on Friday. "To follow up on Darfur, to watch what is happening in the courts, to...

2006-01-19 14:11:57

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge on Thursday granted Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie's request to change the last names of her children to reflect Brad Pitt's status as their adoptive father. Superior Court Judge Linda Lefkowitz granted Jolie's petition during a brief and routine name change hearing that was not attended by either parent, a court clerk said. The ruling means that Jolie's children, 4-year-old Maddox and Zahara, who just turned one, will now carry the...

2006-01-12 01:40:00

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES -- Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie is pregnant with a child fathered by movie co-star Brad Pitt, his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, finally confirming a romance that has become one of Hollywood's most talked-about open secrets. Publicist Cindy Guagenti also confirmed reports that Pitt has filed papers to become the legal adoptive father of Jolie's two adopted children, son Maddox, 4, and daughter Zahara, who is about 11 months old. Guagenti acknowledged...

2006-01-11 15:23:02

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie is pregnant with a child fathered by her long-rumored paramour, actor Brad Pitt, his spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Publicist Cindy Guagenti also confirmed reports that Pitt has filed papers to become the legal adoptive father of Jolie's two adopted children, son Maddox, 4, and daughter Zahara, who is about 10 months old. Guagenti confirmed Jolie's pregnancy but declined to give further details, including...

2006-01-11 08:12:43

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Actress Angelina Jolie is pregnant with Brad Pitt's child and is expecting this summer, People magazine reported on Wednesday. "Yes, I'm pregnant," the U.S. entertainment magazine quoted Jolie as telling a charity worker in the Dominican Republic, where she is working on a movie. People magazine added that Jolie's first pregnancy had been confirmed by representatives of both stars. Actor Pitt, 42, divorced actress Jennifer Aniston in October after 4 1/2 years...

2005-12-03 08:45:58

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Brad Pitt has filed legal papers in Los Angeles to adopt the children of actress Angelina Jolie, news media reported on Friday, adding that this might be a step leading to the couple's marrying. Life & Style magazine said Pitt, 41, has filed to become the legal adopted father of Jolie's two children, Maddox, 4, and Zahara, 10 months. They will go by the last name of Jolie-Pitt when the legal steps are completed, the magazine said, quoting a...

2005-12-03 04:13:36

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Brad Pitt has filed legal papers in Los Angeles to adopt the children of actress Angelina Jolie, news media reported on Friday, adding that this might be a step leading to the couple's marrying. Life & Style magazine said Pitt, 41, has filed to become the legal adopted father of Jolie's two children, Maddox, 4, and Zahara, 10 months. They will go by the last name of Jolie-Pitt when the legal steps are completed, the magazine said, quoting a...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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